‘This is Us’ Star Susan Kelechi Watson Signs With UTA (Exclusive)

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The actress plays Beth Pearson, the wife of Sterling K. Brown’s character, on the breakout NBC drama.

This is Us star Susan Kelechi Watson has signed with UTA, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned.

Watson plays Beth Pearson, the wife of Sterling K. Brown’s character, on the Emmy-nominated drama, which NBC has renewed for a second and third season. The actress' previous credits include NBC’s The Blacklist, Fox’s The Following and FX’s Louie, where she recurred as Louis C.K.’s ex-wife, Janet.

Watson studied at Howard University, Oxford University and The Public Theater’s Shakespeare Lab, as well as NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she earned an MFA from the graduate acting program. She continues to be repped by manager Jill Kaplan at Authentic.

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